What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name O'CONNOR, MICHAEL S Employer name Town of Whitestown Amount $50,378.02 Date 04/23/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, ADALBERTO Employer name Edgemont UFSD at Greenburgh Amount $50,377.99 Date 03/01/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROYSTER, MESSIAH Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,377.95 Date 09/11/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EPSTEIN, STEVEN M Employer name Thruway Authority Amount $50,377.95 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RACANO, KEITH A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,377.80 Date 04/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JUNCO, EILEEN Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $50,377.73 Date 08/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICHARDSON, PEGGY D Employer name Genesee County Amount $50,377.70 Date 11/08/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIPPOLIS, JULIANN L Employer name Putnam County Amount $50,377.64 Date 12/21/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SROCZYK, ZBIGNIEW W Employer name Mohawk Valley Psych Center Amount $50,377.42 Date 12/06/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CALI, SALVATORE Employer name West Babylon UFSD Amount $50,377.16 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHALEN, BILL R Employer name Essex County Amount $50,376.74 Date 01/26/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEONARD, COURTNEY E Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $50,376.53 Date 01/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALEXANDER, GARY C Employer name City of Glen Cove Amount $50,376.43 Date 12/02/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRINER, DONNA J Employer name Corinth CSD Amount $50,375.91 Date 04/05/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOBS, MARK F Employer name Albion Corr Facility Amount $50,375.88 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROGOFSKY, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Auburn Corr Facility Amount $50,375.85 Date 03/05/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONCY, JEZY Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,375.81 Date 05/12/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRICE, GHISLAINE Employer name Boces Westchester Sole Supvsry Amount $50,375.78 Date 09/07/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAWLOWSKI, DENISE Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $50,375.60 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MITCHELL, KATHLEEN A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $50,375.59 Date 01/30/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITTAKER, DAVID N Employer name Brooklyn Public Library Amount $50,375.39 Date 04/17/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUCH, MICHELE Employer name Dept Transportation Region 1 Amount $50,375.33 Date 10/14/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDY, LISA M Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,375.19 Date 04/21/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BREEN, MICHELLE L Employer name Franklin County Amount $50,374.88 Date 10/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALE, JOHN W Employer name Monroe County Amount $50,374.87 Date 09/10/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOGENMILLER, MICHELLE M Employer name West Valley CSD Amount $50,374.82 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALTZMAN, ADAM D Employer name Queens Borough Public Library Amount $50,374.76 Date 10/18/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CENTOFRANCHI, LAURA S Employer name Plainview Old Bethpage Pub Lib Amount $50,374.70 Date 04/30/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINBERG, LINDA S Employer name Department of Law Amount $50,374.45 Date 09/08/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIEFFER, TARA M Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $50,374.40 Date 12/10/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOTT, JOSEPH A Employer name Mt Pleasant Cottage Sch UFSD Amount $50,374.15 Date 07/20/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARPENTER, COLLEEN A Employer name Town of Mount Kisco Amount $50,374.04 Date 02/07/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAELDER, KARL M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,373.88 Date 04/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOWARD, DONALD M Employer name Town of Delhi Amount $50,373.80 Date 01/01/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRY, LAURIE A Employer name Rockville Centre UFSD Amount $50,373.58 Date 05/29/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORHOUSE, NORMAN H Employer name Erie County Amount $50,373.38 Date 09/09/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULIK, LYNDA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $50,373.36 Date 05/19/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARRIOTT, RICHARD V E Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $50,373.13 Date 07/05/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBB, MICHAEL R Employer name Broome County Amount $50,373.13 Date 08/11/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LE DUC, SCOTT A Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $50,373.11 Date 11/27/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARA, FRANCINE Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,373.00 Date 06/26/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POTTER, STEPHEN Employer name SUNY Brockport Amount $50,372.66 Date 03/28/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALESSI, LAUREN A Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $50,372.52 Date 01/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIGORAKI, DOROTHY P Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,372.28 Date 11/19/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRIFFIN, SEAN P Employer name Fishkill Corr Facility Amount $50,372.10 Date 10/21/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KRAUS, ROBERT E, SR Employer name Newark CSD Amount $50,371.98 Date 09/05/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, REMSEN J Employer name SUNY Albany Amount $50,371.78 Date 03/25/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name POWERS, SHELBY RAE Employer name Off of The State Comptroller Amount $50,371.12 Date 08/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RAPPAZZO, JOSEPH J, III Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $50,371.05 Date 05/04/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, CARY A Employer name Boces-Broome Delaware Tioga Amount $50,371.00 Date 07/06/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLINO, JOSEPH A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $50,370.63 Date 11/03/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARSH, SCOTT J Employer name Village of Fredonia Amount $50,370.47 Date 05/14/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LARKIN, LUCAS P Employer name Lansingburgh CSD at Troy Amount $50,370.40 Date 09/01/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA VALLEY, LEE R, JR Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,370.28 Date 02/24/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COSTANTINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Olympic Reg Dev Authority Amount $50,370.22 Date 07/22/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TILDEN, EVELYN M Employer name Fabius-Pompey CSD Amount $50,370.07 Date 02/20/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEINLE, FRED K Employer name City of Lackawanna Amount $50,370.00 Date 11/28/1977 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELGADO, DIANE L Employer name SUNY Stony Brook Amount $50,369.83 Date 01/12/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERALTA, LUZ C Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $50,369.72 Date 09/13/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FICHTER, WILLIAM Employer name Albany County Amount $50,369.49 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, DANIEL R Employer name City of Rochester Amount $50,369.49 Date 03/02/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name JEROME, PAMELA M Employer name NYS Higher Education Services Amount $50,369.40 Date 01/07/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUDA, TIMOTHY F Employer name Allegany County Amount $50,369.18 Date 11/03/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WRAY, HYACINTH Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $50,369.15 Date 04/07/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DANIELS, BEVERLY E Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $50,368.85 Date 11/25/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAY, MELISSA A Employer name Village of Canisteo Amount $50,368.50 Date 10/04/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SULLIVAN, TERRY L Employer name Olean City School Dist Amount $50,368.49 Date 10/05/1981 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNE, WILLIAM J Employer name Boces-Franklin Essex Hamilton Amount $50,368.45 Date 10/23/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LA PLANTE, KRISTIN N Employer name Boces-Rensselaer Columbia Gr'N Amount $50,368.37 Date 05/19/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOLD, ADELAIDE Employer name Crandall Library Amount $50,368.20 Date 04/01/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FENRICH, MICHAEL P Employer name Nassau County Amount $50,367.95 Date 02/11/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELISSIER, NICOLE Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,367.41 Date 04/13/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AIELLO, LORRAINE Employer name Dutchess County Amount $50,367.41 Date 12/03/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAMBERS, LILLIAN L Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $50,367.33 Date 05/07/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOHR, SARA R Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $50,367.33 Date 10/31/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ASH, NADINE Employer name Department of Motor Vehicles Amount $50,367.30 Date 12/24/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PELLEGRINO, MICHAEL A Employer name Utica City School Dist Amount $50,367.20 Date 10/31/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORTON, SHERRY A Employer name Albany County Amount $50,367.13 Date 01/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $50,367.07 Date 01/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEST, JASON M Employer name Town of Cheektowaga Amount $50,367.07 Date 08/02/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHANDLER, CATHERINE M Employer name Remsen CSD Amount $50,367.00 Date 07/11/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOSAKOWSKI, KEVIN Employer name Central NY Regn Plan & Dev Bd Amount $50,366.89 Date 02/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LASHER, CHRISTOPHER L Employer name Niskayuna CSD Amount $50,366.81 Date 09/10/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GARDNER, MELINDA L Employer name Dept Transportation Reg 2 Amount $50,366.73 Date 09/20/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLOCK, MELISSA M Employer name NYS Office People Devel Disab Amount $50,365.85 Date 02/07/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, FRANK Employer name Village of Solvay Amount $50,365.83 Date 09/12/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHINGER, JO E Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,365.80 Date 03/08/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEVENS, TREVOR B Employer name Town of Esopus Amount $50,365.65 Date 09/06/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC SPEDON, ROBIN Employer name Yonkers City School Dist Amount $50,365.54 Date 09/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOLBERG, SUSAN E Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $50,365.33 Date 03/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHEELER, JAMES G Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $50,365.16 Date 11/06/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BECK, JULIA A Employer name Finger Lakes DDSO Amount $50,364.94 Date 01/26/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEREZ, CARLOS R Employer name Dept Transportation Region 10 Amount $50,364.85 Date 02/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOORE, MATTHEW J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $50,364.58 Date 10/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC DEVITT, SHARRON R Employer name Half Hollow Hills Comm Library Amount $50,364.56 Date 05/20/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WEBSTER, LISA M Employer name Onondaga County Amount $50,364.23 Date 07/10/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERMORE, DIANA L Employer name Clinton County Amount $50,364.12 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STATHES, ANDREW P Employer name Village of Cornwall Amount $50,364.08 Date 10/29/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HEREDIA, LUCY Employer name Uniondale Public Library Amount $50,363.88 Date 03/05/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMM, JANICE E Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $50,363.72 Date 08/11/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System